Don McLean was born in Regina,Saskatchewan. He is an experienced critical care nurse and has worked as a registered nurse in CCU,SICU,emergency rooms and air ambulance. He has also shared his nursing and pharmaceutical knowledge in the classroom. His experience and the stories that wove themselves throughout his work contributed greatly to The Game. He continues to work, now in research, while enjoying time with his wife Lori and their two children, Jordan and Megan.